Few would disagree with the Department for Communities and Local Government's aim to reduce the duration and expense of possession claims based on serious anti-social behaviour.
It is questionable, however, wheher the 'mandatory procedure' proposed by CLG – which would make it easier for landlords to evict tenants who have previous form – will achieve that end. This article by Dean Underwood was first published in the October 2011 edition of 24housing.
To read Dean Underwood's full article on this topic, click here.
This content is provided free of charge for information purposes only. It does not constitute legal advice and should not be relied on as such. No responsibility for the accuracy and/or correctness of the information and commentary set out in the article, or for any consequences of relying on it, is assumed or accepted by any member of Chambers or by Chambers as a whole.
Please note that we do not give legal advice on individual cases which may relate to this content other than by way of formal instruction of a member of Hardwicke. However if you have any other queries about this content please contact: